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night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard hurd contacted one of rg3's agents earlier this year. he said he had information that would damage griffin's reputation and wanted is million in exchange for his silence. police arrested hurd, who played bask
. the refs will be taking the field starting tonight as the browns take on the ravens in baltimore. the fans got loud getting this deal done with more than 70,000 fans around the world making their voices heard in voicemails to nfl offices after the monday night game that gave the seahawks a win over the packers in one of the most controversial calls in nfl history. nfl commissioner roger goodell said this. this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. yes, we do. live at the news desk, tony tull, news4. >>> this morning, more than 1,000 pepco workers are a step closer to going on strike. union reps will go back to pepco to try to get a new deal. if no deal is reached, workers will vote on whether to strike. the labor battle comes as pep co got the go ahead for a rate hike in the district. the d.c. public service commission approved a partial rate increase and that can mean an extra $2.60 a month for the average customer. >>> ken cuccinelli approved a plan to impose strict
bargaining agreement. the longest in nfl history. starting tonight in baltimore, replacement refs will no longer officiate nfl games. roger goodell temporarily lifted the lockout but officials will still meet on friday and saturday to vote on the agreement. goodell had this to say about ending the lockout. "this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating." the eight-year term will cover the referees through the 2019 nfl season. >>> virginia will take center stage again today in the race for the white house. both candidates will be campaigning in the commonwealth. mitt romney will be in springfield at american legion post 176. president obama is holding a rally in virginia beach today. both candidates' running mates have been stumping for votes in virginia as well. vice president joe biden was in chesterfield county on tuesday. republican nominee paul ryan made two stops in the commonwealth last week. both candidates were in ohio yesterday. president obama spoke at
is moving out. quiet conditions everywhere from baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is reportedly now in the shoulder lane. i need to show you some delays because they're really growing right now. making your way towards georgia avenue, you are heavy on the brakes, sluggish. also at colesville road, starting to come to a complete stop as w
the field in the ravens-bengals game in baltimore. it was the first time since the officials union reached a new agreement on the contract. players and fans were upset with the referees' performance the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring the fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting tooday and tomorrow on te labor deal. this will give you a sense how controversial those calls were. one vegas sportsbook is offering refunds to customers who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won on a controversial touchdown call in the final play of the game. the casino owner calls this a unique situation and says it's the right thing to do for its customers. >> i'm going to disagree with that. >> you are? >> it's gambling. that's how it's supposed to work with gambling. >> but this casino decided -- >> it's good pr for sure. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," still fighting for their first division crow
acquaintances are among the people here. it would eventually be loaned to the baltimore museum of art and getting a story of its own. it disappeared. unknown for decades until it showed up in a flea market and caught the eye of a woman looking over some boxes of trinkets. >> i only bought it for the frame. >> reporter: she thought twice about ripping the painting up to salvage the frame. she learned the painting's value, its authenticity vouched for, she put it up for auction. it was scheduled to be at the auction this weekend. then it was pulled after some important information was found. >> we are relieved that this information has come to light prior to the auction this weekend. >> reporter: what information is that you say? the painting had been stolen back in november of 1951, according to records uncovered by the baltimore police department. it was determined an insurer had paid for the loss. >> we contacted art loss register, which is a london-based registry of stolen and missing art. and then we also looked at the fbi's list. >> reporter: somehow this little piece of art had f
is at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh, baby, just good, and the patriots
on the field for tonight's game against the baltimore ravens and the cleveland browns. >>> voters start casting early votes in the swing state of iowa today where the polls are putting president obama in the lead over mitt romney. but the president has his eye on other battleground states too as he releases a new two-minute television ad. in it he takes on romney's economic plan and lays out a plan to spur job creation. romney campaigning in virginia where he'll talk to veterans at an american legion post. >>> a new search effort this morning for teamsters leader jimmy hoffa missing since 1975 as police sample soil in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough he believes what he saw that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we
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